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The SunnySide House

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedroom 3 bathroom with a deck that wraps all around the house

This is a very spacious house. Perfect for a family reunion or a big group of people that want to be together and enjoy cooking, bbq'ing and hanging out after a long hike or an incredible downhill mountain bike ride. This is also a great place to hold a retreat.

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2018

About Chandra

I purchased this house because Downieville is a little piece of gold in heaven. It's such a sweet little town, and a great place to relax and turn it all off!

Chandra purchased this house in 2004

Why Chandra chose Downieville

I loved this property because of the space it offers. It has a large living room and kitchen. Perfect for entertaining friends and family. The deck wraps around the entire house, and everyone just loves sitting on the deck and enjoying the views.

What makes this house unique

This house is well built. Stays cool in the summer, warm in the winter, and in on the SunnySide of the mountain, which means it gets full sun all year round. The house offers space to enjoy company but not be cramped in one room. This is just a short walk to town, and entertainment. This is the perfect house to have a small retreat, a family reunion or just a party with good friends. You can hang out on the deck, or in the main living room. There's enough space for everyone.


Downieville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Washer and Dryer in the bathroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , olympic Queen and folding futon foam for the floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Euro Sleeper Full Bed- can fit two people
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
We've added a place for children to play. The house is pretty safe inside for children with gates to protect from the stairs. On the deck, children need to be supervised, however, there is gates to lock up to prevent them from heading downstairs.


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The SunnySide House
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Perfect location and great layout for multiple people!

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to Downieville to ride for years and this house has been the best we've had so far. Easily accommodated 9 guys + large kitchen (with dishwasher!) + huge deck + convenient ride up/down to shuttles in town. Owner was super-easy to work with and very accommodating. Definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and a great little town

  • 5 of 5

This house met or exceeded all expectations. The proximity to central Downieville is great, and makes trips to the river or the shops in town extremely easy. The house is very comfortable and has an excellent deck with breathtaking views.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place and accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Everything about the visit was great. It was easy to coordinate, the deck was a great place to relax and the house accommodated our large group well. This is a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Come back anytime! Thanks for the picture of the bear in the yard! Very cool! They love our apple trees.
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Great house for a large gathering with young children!

  • 5 of 5

The SunnySide House was perfect for our family of 7 adults and 2 four-year-olds. It's spacious, has plenty of bathrooms, well-equipped kitchen and lots of toys to entertain young children. Chandra was very accommodating and available for questions, etc. We enjoyed walking around the town of Downieville and the river. We would gladly stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport Beach, CA

Great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic house with an accommodating Host! The wrap around porch was a huge plus, especially since we spent most of our time out on it. The view from the deck into the forest was fantastic, and watching the sun set illuminating the trees, all from the deck was special. Huge kitchen, plenty of beds, clean and comfortable, again, great house, we'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Sunnyside House. The house was extremely clean and well stocked. The wrap around deck is amazing. We enjoyed the breeze and the beautiful views. Just a short walk to the main street, some great local spots and friendly folks. Thank you to the owners who were very responsive and helpful. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Sacramento, CA
Car: recommended

Some of the best hiking, mountain biking and motor cross in the world.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

140.00 Cleaning fee due

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.